Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
Paul Beau Hors d'Age Cognac
An exceptional cognac, with plenty of “rancio” flavour, the Paul Beau Hors d'Age Cognac is a beautiful balance of sweet and spice. With the reminiscence of a campfire, lit with exotic spice, it presents warm familiarity tinged with nostalgia. Thanks to particularly fine aging of 25 years, it has developed an intriguing complexity and an impressive lingering. A slightly higher than the usual strength of 43% enhances this Cognac further to offer an exceptional journey from the exotic opening to the spicy finish.
Produced by a Cognac house dating back to the 19th century, with over 100 hectares of prime Grande Champagne vineyards, the exceptionality of this Cognac is evident in its origins. Recognized for its efforts, the Paul Beau Hors d'Age Cognac has won 5 Gold Medals at Concours Général de Paris since 2000, plus numerous medals at the IWSC. In 2009, Paul Beau was awarded a special prize in Paris for the consistency of their products. Exceptional value for money, this is a selection you won’t want to miss.
Presentation of the bottle
A simple statement of expertise and fine eaux-de-vie, the Paul Beau Hors d'Age Cognac is a picture-perfect representation of a fine creation. With a clean white label, stamped with gold script type and renowned branding its minimalistic design lets the Cognac inside speak for itself. Finished in a fine presentation box, its simplicity effortlessly conveys sophistication. A perfect gift, or feature in a drinks cabinet.
How to enjoy
At 43%, this Cognac is best enjoyed neat to allow its complex eaux-de-vie to be savored. Sip slowly as a digestif.
Wonderfully deep cognac with notes of burnt orange peel, marshmallow sweetness, hints of wood and a present but subtle touch of spices. Delicious neat on its own and pairs very well with a cigar. One of my favorite cognacs, especially for the price point!
Definite worth its age
The nose is Asian dried orange peel, lightly burnt carmel, melted orange sherbet, and median body spicy cigar with a touch of ocean spray. Taste is exotic fruits like durian and jackfruit. Spiciness réminiscence of camp fire and the creaminess of crème brûlée. Finish Is medium to long with...
About Paul Beau Cognac
With a history dating back to the 19th century, the house of Paul Beau Cognac boasts over 100 hectares of prime Grande Champagne vineyards. As with so many of the smaller family run concerns, Beau cognac started by selling all of their eaux-de-vie to the big cognac houses. However, after the business was handed down from the founder to his son, changes were put in place to commence selling some of their wares under their own label, and the brand ‘Paul Beau’ was born.
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